Dr Adrian Rainbow, Deputy Head (Co-curriculum) of Sevenoaks School, describes how the whole person education philosophy is applied there and the benefits pupils – and society – enjoy from it

We live in precarious times: climate change, species extinction, tariff wars, the impact of Artificial Intelligence and the threat of a global economic depression, to mention just a few. So it’s easy to understand doomsayers claiming that humans are on a dangerous trajectory and that our children will inherit a damaged world, rife with uncertainty. But this does not have to be the dominant narrative. 

The new Science and Technology Centre at Sevenoaks School

The new Science and Technology Centre at Sevenoaks School

The new Science and Technology Centre at Sevenoaks School

Exams matter, but everything else a student can learn in school matters so much more

10 things I wish I’d known when my kids were young…

With three children now into adulthood, Hilary Wilce reflects on her experience as a mother and shares her retrospective wisdom

6th form – ask the experts

Invaluable advice from experienced teachers for every stage of education. Here we talk about Sixth Form, when important decisions have to be made. Frewen College – Hazel Lawrence, Head of Sixth Form  At this stage our kids are young adults –...

A Dietary Alternative?

Hilary Wilce shares new research into ADHD from King’s College  Anyone who has to cope with an impulsive and hyperactive child – and that’s hundreds and thousands of parents and almost all teachers – will know how challenging it is...